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Whole Grains Finding It Hard to Earn An A+ In Schools

Recently there was a conference about complying with the new July 2012 requirements involving whole grains.  It states that school lunch guidelines are that at least half of the grains served in school lunches must be ‘whole grain-rich’, extending to 100% of grains at lunch and breakfast by summer 2014.

“While “there is no doubt” that revamping school lunches will benefit children’s health, the speed with which schools have to implement the new rules has made compliance extremely difficult in the short-term”, according to one child nutrition director. Continue reading

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